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Yanks put a dent in Silva
Twins blanked in New York
Carlos Silva gave up six earned runs in 5 1/3 innings, and Juan Rincon allowed two runs in two-thirds of an inning as the Twins dropped their second straight game in New York. Minnesota hitters were held to just four hits in seven frames by Chien-Ming Wang.
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Yankees 8, Twins 0
Robinson Cano is greeted by Bobby Abreu after hitting a two-run shot in the fourth. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
Series at a glance:
Wang's Yanks rout Twins
The Yankees strung together a five-run sixth inning and starter Chien-Ming Wang threw seven shutout innings to win their second straight game over the Twins. Robinson Cano hit a two-run shot in the fourth, Derek Jeter went 3-for-5 with two RBIs and Melky Cabrera drove in two.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: July 03, 2007
MIN
Minnesota (42-40)
Lost 3
NY Yankees 8, Minnesota 0   NYY
NY Yankees (40-41)
Won 2
July 3, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 2
NY Yankees
1 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 X   8 14 0
Standings thru 7/3/07  |  Gameday  |  Twins Stats  |  Yankees Stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Castillo, 2B3010000.296
  a-Rodriguez, PH-2B1010000.179
Bartlett, SS3000122.254
Mauer, C2000201.299
Cuddyer, RF3000122.284
Morneau, 1B4020012.280
Hunter, CF3000014.296
  Ford, CF1000010.247
Kubel, LF3010001.241
Tyner, DH3000001.279
Punto, 3B3000010.205
Totals290504813 

a-Singled for Castillo in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Morneau (15, Wang).
TB: Castillo; Rodriguez; Morneau 3; Kubel.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kubel; Morneau.
GIDP: Hunter; Tyner.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Bartlett (1, 2nd base by Wang/Posada).

FIELDING
E: Hunter (1, fielding), Bartlett (15, missed catch).

 
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, DH5110004.250
Cabrera, CF5122000.266
Jeter, SS5032001.343
Rodriguez, 3B4000013.318
  Cairo, 3B1000011.250
Posada, C4110012.331
Matsui, LF4120000.270
  Thompson, LF0000000.273
Abreu, RF3231100.261
Phillips, 1B4010004.250
Cano, 2B3212004.269
Totals3881471319 

BATTING
2B: Matsui (18, Silva), Jeter (22, Ortiz).
HR: Cano (4, 4th inning off Silva, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Damon; Cabrera 2; Jeter 4; Posada; Matsui 3; Abreu 3; Phillips; Cano 4.
RBI: Jeter 2 (43), Cano 2 (35), Abreu (39), Cabrera 2 (27).
2-out RBI: Cano 2; Cabrera 2; Jeter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Damon; Cano 2; Cairo.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Abreu (4, 2nd base by Rincon/Mauer).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Rodriguez-Cano-Phillips, Cano-Phillips-Jeter).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Silva (L, 6-9)5.19651214.37
Rincon 0.22200004.30
Ortiz 2.03000105.26
 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wang (W, 8-4)7.04004303.58
Proctor 1.01000203.89
Ramirez 1.00000300.00

WP: Silva.
HBP: Cano (by Rincon).
Pitches-strikes: Silva 84-57, Rincon 20-12, Ortiz 41-29, Wang 101-61, Proctor 15-11, Ramirez 14-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Silva 10-4, Rincon 1-1, Ortiz 3-2, Wang 14-3, Proctor 1-0, Ramirez 0-0.
Batters faced: Silva 26, Rincon 5, Ortiz 9, Wang 26, Proctor 4, Ramirez 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Rincon 1-1.
EjectionsMinnesota Twins center fielder Torii Hunter ejected by HP umpire Ron Kulpa. (8th).
Umpires: HP: Ron Kulpa. 1B: Adrian Johnson. 2B: Dan Iassogna. 3B: Wally Bell.
Weather: 75 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, R to L.
T: 2:53.
Att: 53,862.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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